Children and Youth Coordinator

Edmonton Alberta, Canada

Aug 12, 2020    Temporary Contract


Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities: • Plan and implement the lessons and activities using KOT planning forms including religious instruction and mentoring in Christian character • Ensure a variety of learning activities including music, drama, art, games, storytelling and sharing times are incorporated • Develops goals and measurable outcomes in each program in cooperation with the Program Director • Identifies the required resources to achieve the goals • Select, develop and source all curriculum and resource material for programs in cooperation with the Program Director • Monitor the program activities on a regular basis • Evaluates and modifies programs in response to assessment, feedback, ad community need • Design and develop promotional materials for programs • Implement the marketing plan in cooperation with the Program Director • Attend community meetings to promote upcoming programs and develop relationships with stakeholders & community members • Adhere to budget and operating plan for each program • Oversee program staff including providing feedback informally and formally • Provide training, direction and supervision of junior staff, youth volunteers and adult volunteers • Ensure all policy and procedures of Kids On Track are being followed • Communicate with parents, program coordinators, and staff as necessary • Participate and assist in fundraising activities to support the programs • Assist with supervision and training of Leaders In Training Youth volunteering in the programs • Report directly to Program Managers and the Program Director

Required Skills

Requirements/Skills: • Must be in agreement with the Christian mission of the organization • Must be an experienced leader, able to direct and instruct others in organizing tasks to be completed • Must be experienced in leading children and youth with an ability to relate to those who are disadvantaged and those who are presenting behavioral challenges • Must be able to adhere to the design principles of making sure the program is developmentally appropriate, safe, and welcoming of diversity and uniqueness • Must have basic administrative and management skills, must be organized, must communicate well and in a timely manner • Must be physically fit and able to lead a wide range of recreational pursuits • Specific athletic skills such as swimming, biking, archery and canoeing would be an asset • Must have driver’s license and access to own vehicle (mileage reimbursed), Class 4 or Class 2 (Bus license) an asset • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development an asset • Must have current CPR Level C & First Aid certificate, and submit a clear Police Security Check and an Intervention Record Check • Minimum of 18 years of age and under the age of 30 (grant requirement) • Must be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, or protected persons under the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and legally entitled to work and study in Canada (grant requirement)

Education Required

• course work pertaining to children and youth work an asset


Kristy Chaisson
Kids On Track Association of Edmonton

Edmonton Alberta
T5P 2R7

Ministry Type

Children, Youth